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WATCH: Model born without legs is making waves in the fashion industry

Sarah-Jane Murphy

Published 30/09/2015 | 11:43

Kayna Sesser a model born with no legs is making waves in the fashion industry
Kayna Sesser a model born with no legs is making waves in the fashion industry

A model and actress born without legs is making waves in the fashion industry.

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Kanya Sesser (23) is determined to make herself a household name and says she will not let her disability hold her back.

 

 

 

She was born in Thailand and abandoned by her parents as a baby.

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Sesser was then adopted by an American couple and moved to Portland in Oregon where she began modelling aged 16.

"I want to motivate other women that are different — different disability, different look — whatever it is, to be more confident in their own skin,"

"I model to change society's perspective of people," Mashable reports.

She admitted to having experienced negativity from members of the public.

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"I have so many people looking at my lingerie shoot and they are like 'any girl can be in lingerie and get noticed,'" she said.

"Any girl can be dressing up in lingerie but not many girls have the confidence to show off their real body and self."

Recently she filmed scenes for CBS new series Code Black.

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